Horsetail Tree

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equesitifolia tree.jpg
Casuarina equisetifolia subsp. incana
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Casuarinaceae
Genus: Casuarina
Species:
C. equisetifolia
Binomial name
Casuarina equisetifolia
Subspecies

C. e. subsp. equisetifolia
C. e. subsp. incana

Casuarina equisetifolia tree at Mahamaya Lake
Casuarina equisetifolia tree at Chikhaldara, Maharashtra
Casuarina equisetifolia - MHNT

Casuarina equisetifolia, or Australian pine tree, is a she-oak species of the genus Casuarina. The native range extends throughout Southeast Asia, Northern Australia and the Pacific Islands; including Thailand, Burma, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, and the Philippines (where it is known as agoho pine), east to Papua New Guinea, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, and Vanuatu, and south to Australia (north of Northern Territory, north and east Queensland, and north-eastern New South Wales). Populations are also found in Madagascar, but it is doubtful if this is within the native range of the species. The species has been introduced to the Southern United States and West Africa. It is an invasive species in Florida, South Africa and Brazil

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